Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Identity (9), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (43), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Residence by Aboriginal Geography (10), Age (9) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details aboriginal identity , major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , registered or treaty indian status , residence by aboriginal geography , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
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Highest certificate, diploma or degree (15) Aboriginal identity (9)
Total - Aboriginal identityFootnote 4 Aboriginal identityFootnote 5 Single Aboriginal responsesFootnote 6 First Nations (North American Indian)Footnote 7 Métis Inuk (Inuit) Multiple Aboriginal responsesFootnote 8 Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere Footnote 9 Non-Aboriginal identity
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degreeFootnote 10 28,643,020 1,224,915 1,191,495 691,410 456,560 43,535 15,295 18,120 27,418,100
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,239,575 412,180 403,390 264,425 116,385 22,575 4,170 4,620 4,827,400
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateFootnote 11 7,576,400 322,760 313,085 175,315 129,315 8,460 4,440 5,230 7,253,640
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 15,827,040 489,980 475,020 251,660 210,855 12,505 6,690 8,275 15,337,060
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,800,265 131,185 127,405 67,480 55,765 4,155 1,800 1,980 2,669,080
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationFootnote 12 1,549,880 74,150 72,045 40,755 28,835 2,450 1,050 1,055 1,475,730
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationFootnote 13 1,250,385 57,040 55,355 26,725 26,925 1,705 755 925 1,193,350
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,553,825 226,120 219,745 117,785 95,790 6,170 2,895 3,480 5,327,705
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 813,330 27,230 26,430 15,520 10,440 470 415 385 786,105
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 6,659,615 105,445 101,440 50,875 48,855 1,705 1,580 2,425 6,554,170
Bachelor's degree 4,443,835 78,020 75,180 37,665 36,205 1,310 1,120 1,725 4,365,810
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 462,295 7,360 7,030 3,550 3,390 80 150 185 454,935
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 190,925 1,565 1,485 575 870 40 25 55 189,360
Master's degree 1,331,045 16,420 15,780 8,085 7,465 225 240 410 1,314,625
Earned doctorateFootnote 14 231,510 2,075 1,975 1,000 930 45 45 55 229,440

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

This variable shows the two-digit series of CIP. For more information on the CIP classification, see the Classification of Instructional Programs, Canada 2016: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/concepts/classification.

For information on collection, classification and data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 2

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.

For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 3

Residence on or off reserve refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is defined as 'on reserve' or 'off reserve.'


Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.


For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 4

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the 2016 Census of Population. For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 5

'Aboriginal identity' includes persons who are First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who are Registered or Treaty Indians (that is, registered under the Indian Act of Canada) and/or those who have membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

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Footnote 6

'Single Aboriginal responses' includes persons who are in only one Aboriginal group, that is First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 7

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the 2016 Census of Population. For additional information, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 8

'Multiple Aboriginal responses' includes persons who are any two or all three of the following: First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 9

'Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere' includes persons who are not First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit), but who have Registered or Treaty Indian status and/or Membership in a First Nation or Indian band.

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Footnote 10

Users are advised to consult data quality comments for 'Highest certificate, diploma or degree,' available in the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 11

'Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate' includes only people who have this as their highest educational qualification. It excludes persons with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree.

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Footnote 12

'Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification' includes trades certificates or diplomas such as pre-employment or vocational certificates and diplomas from brief trade programs completed at community colleges, institutes of technology, vocational centres and similar institutions.

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Footnote 13

'Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification' also includes Journeyperson's designations.

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Footnote 14

'Earned doctorate' refers to persons who have completed a doctorate degree awarded by a university. This includes, for example, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.). It does not include honorary doctorates.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016262.

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